SUU Wind Symphony will Excite Audience with Fall Concert

Published: October 28, 2021 | Author: Ashley H Palmer | Read Time: 3 minutes

SUU Wind Symphony StudentThe SUU Music Department proudly announces its second Music Masterworks Series concert of the 2021-2022 season with an engaging performance by the SUU Wind Symphony. The concert will be held on November 5, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. in the Heritage Center Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for alumni with card, and $5 for youth. SUU faculty/staff (and one guest) and students can attend for free with a valid ID card. Tickets can be purchased at the America First Event Center Box Office, at the door the night of the performance, or online at

Dr. Adam Lambert, Director of Bands at SUU, says, “The SUU Wind Symphony is preparing some outstanding music that is sure to excite any listener, from classics like Festive Overture by Dmitri Shostakovich to a beautiful new piece by John Mackey titled This Cruel Moon. Also programmed is Toccata Marziale by Vaughan Williams and Pageant by Vincent Persichetti. The Wind Symphony will also perform another epic composition by Ron Nelson titled Sonoran Desert Holiday. This piece features the outstanding talent and musicianship of these students with mixed meters and beautiful soaring melodies. The program will close with a fast and exciting march, Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite by Karl King.”

The SUU Wind Symphony is an auditioned ensemble made up of the top wind and percussion students at SUU. The ensemble is committed to the performance of the highest quality contemporary and traditional works in the wind band repertoire. Innovative concerts, adventurous programming, and high-level music-making are the hallmarks of this select ensemble. This group is open to students of any major by audition.SUU Wind Symphony Students

Britain Bashore, sophomore Music Education major from Herriman, Utah, shares, “We are playing some really interesting and fun music. It has been a blast working on these songs and I love all of the lyrical pieces we are playing. I’m excited to perform what we have been rehearsing. We have been working extremely hard and we can’t wait to play our best!”

Join us for an electrifying concert on November 5, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. in the Heritage Center Theater. For more information about the Department of Music at SUU, please visit

About the College of Performing and Visual Arts

The College of Performing and Visual Arts (CPVA) at Southern Utah University comprises 26 academic programs including liberal arts (BA/BS) and professional (BFA, BM, BMEd) degrees in art, design, dance, music, and theatre. It includes graduate programs in the fields of arts administration (MFA, MA), music education (MME), and music technology (MM). More than 60 full-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring over 900 majors in the College. CPVA presents over 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year and is affiliated with the Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA), Utah Shakespeare Festival, and the Center for Shakespeare Studies. Southern Utah University is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD), National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD), National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST) making SUU the first public university in the state of Utah to be accredited by all four associations. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, visit

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